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Today’s News

Facebook urges against 'punitive' fines for firms who breach Government's new online safety laws

The government published submissions on the proposed laws today.

Man arrested over 1984 murder of Marie Tierney released without charge

No one had been arrested in relation to the investigation until yesterday.

Man arrested on suspicion of intimidating Criminal Assets Bureau officer

He is currently detained at Wexford Garda Station.

Irish Greyhound Board 'strongly condemns actions of minority in industry'

Minister of State Andrew Doyle said that he had “deep concerns” about the industry, and that all allegations will be examined.

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Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Hamann’s bail was continued, with the matter adjourned to 12 December.

'It's a devastating blow': Cork mail centre to shut down with 216 job losses

“We’re transitioning from a world of letters to a world of parcels,” CEO David McRedmond said.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate Road To The White House This post contains videos

'Healthcare is a basic human right' - Elizabeth Warren to the fore as Democrats hold first presidential debate

The senator stood out on a night when economic inequality was the main line of discussion.

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing?

An RTÉ investigation has claimed almost 6,000 greyhounds were killed for not racing fast enough in 2017.

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'The weekend is crazy': An insider guide to Dublin's best Brazilian food, from feijoada to coxinhas
From The42 'My ma wants me to play for Nigeria... But I've been playing with Ireland for a long time' Dilemma

'My ma wants me to play for Nigeria... But I've been playing with Ireland for a long time'

Jonathan Afolabi is set to represent the Boys in Green at the U19 Euros.

US regulators tell Boeing to fix new 'potential risk' on 737 MAX

Boeing said the software fix for the 737 MAX that it has been developing for the last 8 months does not currently address the matter.

Incoming Irish Central Bank chief criticised for 'clumsy' handling of budget leak in New Zealand

Budget details were accidentally posted on the Treasury’s website last month.

Wildfire warning issued in Clare as temperatures to reach high 20s across Ireland

Clare County Fire and Rescue Service has issued a wildfire warning in light of the warm weather.

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Woman (30s) who died after Dublin stabbing named locally

Skaidrite Valdgeima had been living in Blessington, Co Wicklow.

Fleadh Cheoil organiser says Drogheda event will go ahead as planned in wake of crime fears

The annual event, manned and organised by over 1,000 volunteers, saw up to half a million people attend last year.

Harris had 'good' meeting with Bord na Móna about it growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply

Yesterday, Simon Harris signed the law establishing Ireland’s first medicinal cannabis access scheme,

HPV: Major new study shows cancer-causing virus 'significantly reduced' after vaccine

Two types of HPV that cause 70% of cervical cancers were significantly reduced after vaccination.

Dublin cycling office on the way as NTA issues tender

Dublin is currently hosting Velo City 2019, an international cycling conference taking place until Friday.

Is enough being done to keep Dublin Bay safe for swimmers this summer?

Malfunction at upgraded part of Ringsend plant, increased construction in the city and a leaky legacy are muddying the waters.

Yesterday’s News

Man mugged Spanish national at knifepoint while on bail for separate knifepoint robbery

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to consecutive terms of imprisonment of three years and two years for each offence.

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

From The42 Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win Keep The Faith

Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win

Cathal Kiely fired over a stunning 20 points as Offaly advanced to the last four.

Dozens of teenagers across west Dublin storing drug packages on behalf of smuggler

On Tuesday morning, gardaí seized €600k worth of ecstasy tablets.

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Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Here’s what made the headlines today.

Man who led gardaí on high speed car chase and crashed outside a school is jailed

Bernard Kelly (38) broke red lights and mounted the pavement outside the school.

It could make people happier and healthier - but would a four-day week work in Ireland?

Proponents say there are a wide range of benefits to the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

From The42 Man United agree €50 million deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka - reports Transfer News

Man United agree €50 million deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka - reports

The fee for the Crystal Palace full-back could rise as high as €55m with add-ons.

Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV, dies aged 51

Chapman was diagnosed with throat cancer in September 2017.

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'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

UK police arrest 12-year boy over 'homophobic' attack in Liverpool

Merseyside Police said the boy was held on suspicion of homophobic aggravated assault.

Pride flag to fly over Leinster House this weekend

A LGBT+ group has been set up within the Houses of the Oireachtas.

From The42 World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned

The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.

Cigarette or an electrical fault 'may have caused' Notre-Dame fire

The famous cathedral caught fire in April of this year.

From The42 Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments Back And Forth

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Hillary Clinton is in Ireland to visit children's charity Barretstown

Clinton is not holding any formal meetings during her visit.

New maps use parish records to show wealth in 14th-century Ireland

The work offers new insights into English control of Ireland during this period.

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